purpose

These Two Important Elements Make Up Your Company Culture

By David Pierce We’ve all experienced it: walking into a place of business and, within a few seconds, having that “feeling.” It’s the feeling of uncomfortableness that resonates from the employees—the scowling, unfriendly, “why are you here?” feeling. You can see it in their eyes, in their body language, and hear it in their tone …

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How to REALLY do what you love, and change your life doing it – Red Lemon Club

Making art for a living is hard. Hang on, you didn’t think it was supposed to be easy, did you? ‘Go and do what you love, and the money will follow!’ They say. ‘Follow your passion!’ They hoot. None of these feel-good phrases gets to the truth of what is involved. Now, don’t get me …

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Why you do NOT need to know your ‘purpose.’ – Red Lemon Club

Many times I have worried that I’m not doing work that answers a ‘purpose.’ To do work that is ‘my calling.’ To create things that will change the world for the better. To do work that is ‘meaningful,’ and ‘valiant,’ and ‘noble.’ That only this kind of work can fulfill us. The ‘gurus’ tell us …

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It’s time we figured out our direction in life. Here’s how to make it concrete

I had someone email me recently that their lack of purpose was driving them crazy. They felt lost; trapped. Surely the solution, if you are lost, is to figure out where you want to go. Right? Isn’t it easy? When we’re in a city we don’t know, and we are lost, what do we do? …

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You don’t need to be organised to be the best at what you do

I’m one of the least organised people you’ll meet. I have very little structure in my day. I don’t have a morning routine, beyond brushing my teeth and checking emails. I don’t use a weekly plan, and I barely touch a calendar. Some days I get up early, and others I work into the small hours. …

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